Economic benefits of rare and endangered species: summary and meta-analysis

Economic benefits of rare and endangered species: summary and meta-analysis

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
average WTP from several studies ($19
  1. $63: for salmon/yr
  2. $29: sea otter /yr
  3. $26: gray whales/yr
  4. $13: sea turtles/yr
  5. $173: humpback whales /lump sum
  6. $120: monk seal/ lump sum
Methodology: literature review/ meta-analysis
Region: Americas
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Loomis, John B. White, Douglas S. “Economic benefits of rare and endangered species: summary and meta-analysis” Ecological Economics, 1996

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